Utah Jazz vs Washington Wizards Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 22 (12/22): NBA

Utah Jazz vs Washington Wizards Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 22 (12/22): NBA

 

Odds

Time 9:00 p.m. EST
Jazz money line -240
Jazz spread -6 (-110)
Wizards money line +200
Wizards spread +6 (-110)
Over / under 230

 

2022-2023 season stats

  Utah Jazz Washington Wizards
Record 18-16 12-20
Home / road record 11-5 4-13
Streak W1 W1
Points per game 110.00 116.00
Points allowed per game 113.33 116.67
Rebounds per game 43.00 43.00
Rebounds allowed per game 43.67 44.33
Over / under record 18-16 15-17
 

Preview

The Utah Jazz and the Washington Wizards will meet again at the Vivint Arena on Thursday night. These teams already faced each other earlier this season in Washington where the Wizards took the win 121-112 as +4.5 pts underdogs.  

 

Utah Jazz

The Jazz get here with a 18-16 record overall and are 11-5 at home so far this season ranking 3rd in the Northwest Division. The Jazz have gone 3-7 against Eastern Conference opponents and are third in the Western Conference scoring 116.9 points while shooting 47.4% from the field.

Markkanen is shooting 53.4% and averaging 22.8 points for the Jazz. Malik Beasley is averaging 3.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Utah.

In their last 10 games, the Jazz are 5-5, averaging 116.7 points, 42.3 rebounds, 24.2 assists, 6.7 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.6 points per game.

Washington Wizards

The Wizards have lost 9 of their last 10 games and are 4-13 on the road so far this season with a 12-20 record overall ranking 3rd in the Southeast Division. Washington averages 13.1 turnovers per game and is 6-5 when committing fewer turnovers than opponents.

Kyle Kuzma averages 2.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Wizards, scoring 21.5 points while shooting 34.6% from beyond the arc. Porzingis is shooting 47.4% and averaging 21.9 points over the past 10 games for Washington.

In their last 10 games the Wizards are 1-9, averaging 111.5 points, 42.5 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 7.9 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 47.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.1 points.

 

BETTING TRENDS

Washington are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Utah.

Washington are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Utah.

Washington are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games on the road.

Washington are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Utah.

Utah are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Utah's last 8 games against Washington.

Utah are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home.

 

Prediction

The Wizards somehow beat the Suns in their last game but they have struggled on the road losing 13 of the 17 games away from home. The Jazz have won 11 of their 16 games at home this season but have struggled against teams in the East. The Wizards are dealing with some injuries and with Collin Sexton expecting to return I think the Jazz have a huge advantage on this game. Go with Utah to win an cover.

PICK: Jazz -6 (-110)

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